Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8-Worlds fastest autofocus compact camera with folding optics
Boasting a futuristic-design, the new addition Panasonic DMC-FP8 has a stylish flat body built of high-quality aluminum, providing an attractive design for the camera’s rear surface. The DMC-FP8 features a high-quality Leica DC Vario Elmar 28mm wide-angle lens with a 4.6x optical zoom. The body is flat due to the retracting lens with folding optics without a fixed lens barrel. The folded optics has been adopted to secure the toughness of the lens unit. The new DMC-FP8 records dynamic HD motion pictures in 1280 x 720p at a smooth 30 fps, in addition to WVGA (848 x 480) and normal VGA (640 x 480).The Panasonic FP8 features a blue LED cursor button, adding elegance to the design each time they are pressed.
A key feature of the new DMC-FP8 is its high-speed AF, the industry’s fastest in class level. Combined with a high-speed start-up of only 0.95 seconds, this gives the FP8 a fast response that helps to catch even the most fleeting photo opportunities. The 2.7-inch large Intelligent LCD offers dynamic and clear view out of its small body.
Despite its outstanding performance, the high performance engine is also more energy efficient to extend the battery life up to 380 shots (CIPA) per a single charge. Panasonic DMC-FP8 with 40MB internal memory measures 96 x 60 x 20mm, weigh 131 g(no battery) and is available in two colors-red and black.